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Half Chinese: People I and Dutch I

half chinese: My mom is from Hong Kong and my dad is Dutch, according to NOW Magazine. I grew up in Calgary and I've lived all over Canada in the past six years. In fact, they give me the opportunity to talk about a part of my identity that's very important to me. When I was studying in London, Ontario, I felt very whitewashed. When I tell people I'm half Chinese, they sometimes say, Oh, you don't look Chinese. People would assume I was just a tanned white person. ( As reported in the news.